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Below is a list of databases available to you as a member of the York High School community. Username and passwords for this databases are available at or at the main desk in the library. 

Global Issues in Context

Science in Context

Issues & Controversies


Great source for newspaper articles, magazine articles and journal articles, over 2500 titles worldwide.


A variety of databases including newspaper and magazine articles, online encyclopedias, science and technology information, literature analysis and criticism, NOVELIST, primary source information for history, almanacs, AND SO MUCH MORE!

Films on Demand

Over 40 producers and hours of educational videos, feature films, news programs, Ted talks and other video sources screened for high school students and linked to Common Core Standards. Password available in library.

Gale Virtual Reference Library 
The database contains 3,000 reference books, covering a BROAD spectrum of subjects: arts, biographies, cultures, food, science, history, science, and religion.

Teen Health and Wellness

User name and password available at YHS library. Current topics on health and wellness aimed at young adults.

Salem Press

Books in this database cover a broad range of topics in from history to global warming. Of particular interest may be the following series which contain primary historical sources: Milestone Documents in American History, Milestone Documents in World History, and Great Events. 

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